Hailing from San Francisco, CA, artist, Solomon Alber is an award-winning saxophonist with a career that has included countless recordings as a sideman working with some of the top names in music. As a Jewish, First-Generation American, Solomon traces his inspirations from traditional Klezmer music to the hard bop jazz sound.
Solomon's momentum accelerated significantly when he participated in a two week tour in Europe in 2015 playing in some of the world's top jazz festivals like the Montreux Jazz Festival, Umbria Jazz Festival and Jazz a Vienne. Listen to his new single, Salmon Alaska, a blend of sweet melodies, rhythms and a whole lot of soul.
As an artist, Solomon is constantly inspired by music from the African American Diaspora. He accredits much of his journey for knowledge and love for music as being only possible because of African American Artists such as Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins and their innovations within Jazz and Blues Music. Solomon Alber is an active supporter and ally of Black Lives Matter and Amnesty International.